Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.6.1663 (Friday 26 June 1663)

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26. rode two miles to Stanly Hall, the ways wonderfully deep, daily rains, and no hopes but in gods covenant. I saw there the biggest whitethorn that ever I saw, and high as a good tree and big, my habitation pleases me better than those I see abroad(,) god raise my heart to thankfulness.